Have you ever had the problem that you can not login in http://<host>:7001/console as weblogic user, no matter you did it a hundred times before?
The application keeps refusing your login, no matter your user/password are correct? The following annoying exception appears:
User: webogic, failed to be authenticated.
Not too helpful, since you know that your credentials are valid.
You will find several articles like this one: http://middlewaretechnologies.blogspot.com/2013/05/err-caused-by-javalangsecurityexception.html
Basically, they suggest deleting files and restarting managed server. I`m pretty sure they will help.
But I was convinced that there is more simple way.
I also was toо lazy at that point to do a difficult solution.
Since I knew my credentials are correct I did not want to delete files, restart servers and so on. I suspected something got corrupted for weblogic user.
One of my initial thoughts was that weblogic simply got locked.
This link gave me the inspiration I needed:
Initially, I had some difficulties finding the Security screen and this is why I will add a couple of screenshots.
Go to Security. Go to Unlock User.Type ‘weblogic’
Hit Save. The Magic happened.